Earl Babbie

Earl R. Babbie graduated from Harvard University before enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and began teaching shortly thereafter. Credited with defining research methods for the social sciences, Dr. Babbie has written several texts, including bestsellers THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, THE BASICS OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, and now SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNTS.